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Can we prevent future pandemics while transforming more forests into farms?

Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people ...
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Genetically engineered trees could save our forests—but it won’t be an easy fix

A biotech tree could simultaneously increase and decrease the wildness of a forest ...
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Talking Biotech: Genetic engineering could protect at-risk forests—but regulation blocks progress

Changing climates and pathogens threaten forests. Biotechnology could help, if regulators get out of the way ...
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Scientists devise new way to protect forests from habitat destruction

Globally, forest trees are increasingly at risk from habitat destruction .... But the guidelines for effective preservation of a tree ...
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Protecting pollinators: New logging practices triple wild bee populations in one year

New research suggests the removal of timber harvest residue during harvesting may be a boon for wild bees, an important ...
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Remnants of ancient society found in Ecuador’s cloud forest

In the 1850s, a team of botanists venturing into the cloud forest in the Quijos Valley of eastern Ecuador hacked their way ...